ORDO – Liturgical Calendar 2016-2017Wednesday, June 8, 2016
CCCB Publications has just released the English and French editions of the ORDO – Liturgical Calendar 2016-2017. As it does every year, the ORDO provides complete information and explanatory notes for each day of the Liturgical Year which begins the First Sunday of Advent and ends in 2017 with the 34th Week in Ordinary Time. In addition to Pastoral Notes which assist and give direction for planning a variety of celebrations and occasions celebrated liturgically, the ORDO include the references to the Roman Missal; the Lectionary (for Sundays, Solemnities and Weekdays); the Liturgy of the Hours; the Book of Gospels; and the Lectionary: Ritual Masses, Masses for Various Needs and Occasions, Votive Masses, Masses for the Dead. Information is provided as well for the National Collections, the Proper Calendar for the Dioceses of Canada, and special dates for planning in 2017, with a Table of Moveable Dates also provided.